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The most popular cooking surfaces for outdoor BBQs are hotplates and grills. Hotplates and grills come with their own advantages when cooking meat and other foods.
Butterflied chicken is easier to marinate and gives you crispier skin! Here’s how you can cook the perfect butterflied chicken on your BBQ grill.
The Charmate Cast Iron Camp Oven is your perfect partner for making delicious damper bread to get that full camping experience.
Planning a camping trip? Make it memorable by bringing along your very own Odyssey portable BBQ. Here’s why the Odyssey will be your favourite camping essential!
Whether you’re using a gas BBQ, an electric BBQ or a charcoal BBQ, cleaning your BBQ grill is so important before cooking up your feast.
August 2020 - Follow this easy step by step guide to give your BBQ a deep clean, to keep it operating effectively and providing a healthy grill to cook on. You need only basic cleaning equipment and a bit of your time to keep it sparkling. Includes tips on how to keep in clean and ready to use.
July 2020 - Beat the cold during your winter adventure by taking a camping heater. With several options to choose from, they are portable & effective, while being safer & more convenient than a wood fire. Choose the right heater for you & stay toasty warm.
June 2020 - Lighting is essential when you’re camping, whether you're using a head lamp, spotlight, large floodlight or gas lantern. Lighting is convenient and also makes your campsite safer, so consider these tips to shed some light on choosing products to suit you.
May 2020 - An outdoor bar fridge is a useful addition to your entertaining area providing extra storage for drinks and food for guests. It’s convenient to have what you need outside so you don’t need to leave your guests going inside for extra sausages.
April 2020 - Stuck at home due to the COVID-19 pandemic? While a pretty big adjustment, being at home is also a good opportunity for quality time with those you live with and you can use this time to try new things. Fire up your BBQ & hone your cooking skills, starting with these recipes.
March 2020 - What is considered to be the perfect steak? The crust, the tender, pink centre and the smooth, buttery finish… is your mouth watering? Steak has a reputation for being tricky to cook, but it’s really not, with some basic knowhow. Read on to learn how to cook the perfect steak at home.
February 2020 - Can you only cook pizzas in a pizza oven? No way! The possibilities can be as creative and varied as pizza toppings! They are a great way to cook, so if you're ready to explore using your pizza oven for more than just pizzas, here are some delicious ideas to get you started.
January 2020 - Caravanning is increasing in popularity in Australia, offering freedom and adventure. One of the joys is cooking on a portable gas BBQ and dining in the outdoors. We explore the benefits of camping BBQs and how to choose one.
December 2019 - Summer entertaining with family & friends around an outdoor BBQ guarantees the delicious smell of food, clinking glasses & laughter. Are you looking for some scrumptious options to barbecue this summer? Start with these ideas to get your mouth watering.
November 2019 - Smoked meat is tender, juicy, smoky & delicious! Are you ready to take your barbecuing expertise up a notch to try smoking? It may seem daunting but with some advice on the best equipment & simple tips on the process, you’ll be enjoying delicious smoked meals at home.
October 2019 - There is nothing quite like the experience of cooking a meal in the great outdoors. With the convenience of a camping stove, you can easily replicate a lot of your favourite dishes you’d make at home - here's how to choose a stove and cook up a feast!
September 2019 - The best BBQ accessories help you clean and maintain your barbecue, as well as ensuring you get the most out of it so you can improve the flavour of your food, cooking efficiency and your overall enjoyment. Here's how to choose the right barbecue accessories for you.
August 2019 - All you need is cheese, sauce and dough and you have one of the most popular foods in the entire word. Pizza ovens are becoming hugely popular as a way to recreate a classic taste in the comfort in your own home. Here's how to choose the right pizza oven!
July 2019 - One of the oldest cooking methods, charcoal spit roasting or rotisserie cooking is a fun & easy way to cook tasty meat & vegetables. Slow cooking makes for juicy and tender meat, caramelised to perfection. We've put together the ultimate cooking guide to use at home.
June 2019 - Winter is here, but that doesn’t mean you have to stay indoors until the summer months return. We Australians love to catch up with friends and family for a barbeque, and with an outdoor radiant heater, you don’t have to pack your barbeque away until the warmer weather returns!
May 2019 - No Australian household is complete without a trusty BBQ, the symbol of get togethers, friends & endless summer nights. And nothing brings us Aussies together like a shared love of grilled meat or vegetables! But to make the most of it, ensure you have the right set up.
May 2019 - Whether you use portable LPG gas bottles or butane gas canisters, there’s nothing quite like cooking your dinner in the Australian wilderness. Both options allow you to cook, heat, and light on the go, however they also require safe usage & handling. We've put together some tips.
March 2019 - Australian’s love the outdoors and when it comes to spending quality time at home, enjoying a delicious BBQ with family or friends in your backyard is just about as good as it gets. We’ve put together some suggestions on how to create the perfect BBQ area.
We all love our outdoor spaces and now more than ever, those outdoor spaces can look as smart and modern as your indoor areas with the Gasmate Galaxy Black BBQ and outdoor kitchen…